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How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders on Roku? Maybe I stayed in and did that. There is no way to know. But all across this great country we do know there were fireworks to be see… More »

Twitter users were outraged last week when the service shut down @CWalken, a popular but totally fake celebrity account. Indeed it’s way too easy to be duped by fake profiles. (So easy!) Not that folks care — Tina Fey disowned her Twitter yet still has over 220k followers — but you should know some of… More »

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Watch Patti Smith, The Edge, Flea, & Perry Farrell On Mario Batali’s New Web Series Feedback Kitchen

Mario Batali’s new web series Feedback Kitchen puts a bunch of rock stars in the kitchen with the celebrity chef to explore “the overlapping creative processes and influences of chefs and musicians.” All five episodes of the series premiered on DailyMotion today, and the featured guests include Patti Smith, The Edge, Flea, Perry Farrell, and… More »

By: James Rettig / January 26, 2015 - 9:35 am

Watch A Shaven-Head David Lee Roth Sing Van Halen Songs With Foo Fighters In L.A.

The Foo Fighters pulled out all of the stops at a “surprise” benefit concert at the Forum in Los Angeles last night to celebrate Dave Grohl’s 46th birthday. Among the guests that came out on stage to perform were Paul Stanley, Alice Cooper, Perry Farrell, Slash, Tenacious D, and a newly bald David Lee Roth. More »

By: James Rettig / January 11, 2015 - 2:34 pm

Perry Farrell, The Roots, Beth Orton To Play NYC Talking Heads Tribute Concert

On March 23rd, an assortment of musicians will gather at Carnegie Hall to celebrate the work of David Byrne and the Talking Heads. The initial lineup includes: Perry Farrell, The Roots, Bebel Gilberto, Steve Earle, Rufus Wainwright, O.A.R., Alexis Krauss of Sleigh Bells, Billy F. Gibbons of ZZ Top, Beth Orton, and Todd Snider, with… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / December 16, 2014 - 12:59 pm

Watch Foo Fighters Play Jane’s Addiction’s “Mountain Song” With Perry Farrell & Joe Walsh

The Los Angeles episode of Foo Fighters’ HBO series Sonic Highways aired last night, so in keeping with the established trend, the band capped off the night by playing a small club show in the same city. In this case they took to the Roxy, where Perry Farrell and Joe Walsh joined them on a… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 15, 2014 - 7:14 pm

Watch The Lollapalooza 2014 Webcast Here

Lollapalooza is starting right now in Chicago, and Red Bull TV has done us all a solid by livestreaming as many of the performances as possible. Among the acts you’ll get to see live via three channels are OutKast, Arctic Monkeys, Lorde, Spoon, Chance The Rapper, Jenny Lewis, and Skrillex. Given that it is notMore »

By: Scott Lapatine / August 1, 2014 - 2:46 pm

Watch Jane’s Addiction Play Kimmel

Last Wednesday, 25 years and a couple of months since the release of Nothing’s Shocking, Jane’s Addiction were presented with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. “I think it’s awesome,” Perry Farrell told Rolling Stone about the honor, “but at the same time you have to remember it’s only a sidewalk.” True, but… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / November 5, 2013 - 10:03 am

Lollapalooza Expands To Israel

Lollapalooza wrapped up its latest rain-soaked Chicago iteration yesterday, and the festival has already started putting on similar annual shows in Brazil and Chile. And now, the people behind Lollapalooza are about to move into a new country: Israel. The first Israeli Lollapalooza fest goes down in Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park 8/20-22 next year. Below,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 6, 2012 - 2:18 pm

Lollapalooza 2010 Friday: Lady Gaga And The Strokes, So Far Away Yet … Yeah, So Far Away

As much as Lolla’s undercard is varied, and vast, it’s a headliner’s ball this year. Because this deep into the festival season we’ve seen nearly all of these bands plenty, and because Lolla has created some discourse-owning 8PM show-downs. Night one’s was a study in contrasts: Lady Gaga, or the Strokes? We caught both, two… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 7, 2010 - 12:12 pm

Lollapalooza 2009 Wrap-Up

If you weren’t talking about the weather in Grant Park this weekend, you weren’t in Grant Park this weekend. And really that would’ve been a shame. It was oppressive at times, but despite — or as these things go, perhaps because of — the inclement weather conditions (APW-styled rain Friday, sweltering heat and humidity the… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 9, 2009 - 3:11 pm

Reunited Jane’s Addiction Promise Free New Music, Bitter Feuding

We just saw Perry Farrell and his wife practically fuck onstage at Coachella. Things between members of Jane’s Addiction aren’t as amorous. In a Reuters interview yesterday, the band’s frontman says tourmate Trent Reznor tried and failed to mediate after watching JA “explode” on each other in the studio. The silver lining, Perry says, i… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 20, 2009 - 5:02 pm

Coachella 2009: M.I.A., Superchunk, And So Much Sun

By Amrit Singh & Brandon Stosuy
The weather’s getting hotter by the day, but we refuse to cave: We arrived at the grounds when the sun was at its peak. Amrit’s given to wearing shorts at this point, but Brandon sticks by his Levi’s because pale white legs are no good in the Southern California… More »

By: brandon / April 19, 2009 - 2:42 pm

Nine Inch Nails, Jane’s Addiction Join Forces On Free Ninja EP

Nine Inch Nails and Jane’s Addiction are calling their new working relatinship NINJA. Clever. When photos of Trent hanging out in his studio with Perry Farrell, Eric Avery, Stephen Perkins, and Dave Navarro surfaced last month we suspected more was afoot than a co-headlining victory tour with Street Sweeper. Turns out they laid down some… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / March 20, 2009 - 12:43 pm

Trent Reznor + Jane’s Addiction = ?

It’s unclear what’s happening just yet, but photos of Trent hanging out in his studio with Eric Avery, Stephen Perkins, and Dave Navarro have surfaced at (one with Reznor and a shadowy Perry Farrell is on the main page as we speak). Rolling Stone’s Smoking Section has the pic of Trent and Navarro. Chance… More »

By: brandon / February 12, 2009 - 3:09 pm

Jane’s Addiction Reunite In LA

Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins, Eric Avery, and Count Farrell performed together last night for the first time since … well, the first time since April when they were hailed as godlike by NME. Last night’s gig at downtown bar La Cita was longer, more intimate, and cost $5 to attend. has some nice photos. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / October 24, 2008 - 6:07 pm

New Perry Farrell – “Go All The Way (Into The Twilight)”

The film Twilight is the Catherine Hardwicke-directed adaptation of Stephanie Meyer’s 2005 novel about a tween (Kristen Stewart) who falls in love with a vampire (Don Rickles). The film includes a new song by Perry Farrell called “Go All The Way (Into The Twilight).” Going all the way with vampires is trendy this year. Anyway,… More »

By: brandon / October 24, 2008 - 9:41 am

Jane’s Addiction Reunite At NME Awards

All four original members of Jane’s Addiction performed together for the first time in too long at the El Rey last night. The occasion was the NME Awards USA, where the legendary LA band accepted a Godlike Genius Award (joining godlike alumni Clash, New Order, and Primal Scream). Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins, and… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 24, 2008 - 12:38 pm

Something’s Shocking: Eric Avery Decides He Can Deal With Being In Jane’s Addiction For One Night

After the success of his great Lolla lineup, Perry Farrell has something else to hoot about: Original Jane’s Addiction bassist Eric Avery has agreed to play a show with the band for the first time since 1991. Yes, right around the time “punk broke.” It’s for the U.S. NME Awards at the El Rey Theatre… More »

By: brandon / April 16, 2008 - 9:40 am

The Stars Come Out To Celebrate Jimmy Kimmel Fucking Ben Affleck

As we all know, the best way to get even with a cheating girlfriend is to go out and sleep with a guy. But an even better way to get even with a cheating girlfriend is to sleep with a famous guy, even if said guy hasn’t done anything redeemding since delivering a charming award… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 25, 2008 - 9:19 am
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